|The Woodward's Steel Tower, Vancouver: Damage Survey and Demolition - July 7, 2006 footage attributed to Kevan Losch. July 15, 2006 footage attributed to Patrick Twong.|
Item is footage documenting the 2006 survey and demolition of Woodward's steel tower and supporting water tower. Footage includes images of corrosion in the tower, as well as aerial images of surrounding streets and buildings, work site, work crews, Coal Harbour and the Vancouver skyline. Demolition occurs approximately 8 minutes into footage. 2006. Item # MI-118
Keywords: Commercial buildings; Wrecking
|[Apartment building fire] - Vancouver Fire and Rescue Services|
Item is an organizational record film documenting an apartment building fire (address 257 street unknown) that shows firefighters wearing oxygen tanks fighting the fire inside the building as well as on the roof using an aerial ladder. [between 1960 and 1975]. Item # MI-179
Keywords: Vancouver (B.C.)--Fire Department; Apartment buildings
|[Car crash on Clark Drive and apartment building fire] - Vancouver Fire and Rescue Services|
Item is an organizational record film documenting firefighters tending to a car crash on Clark Drive and an apartment building fire. The first segment shows a totalled car, with firefighters searching for victims in the burnt car and coroners coming to take the bodies away. Also includes an interview with the first police officer on the scene, Robert Clooney. The second segment shows firefighters fighting an apartment building fire by aerial ladder and performing first aid for victims, including...
Keywords: Vancouver (B.C.)--Fire Department; Apartment buildings; Traffic accidents
|Opening of Bloedel Conservatory - Vancouver (B.C.) Board of Parks and Recreation|
Item is a documentary film documenting the opening of the Bloedel Conservatory in Queen Elizabeth Park on December 6th, 1969. Film contains birdâs eye view footage of the Bloedel Conservatory, Stanley Park and downtown Vancouver as seen from an airplane. The film also documents the external building structure of the Bloedel Conservatory and people entering it for the opening ceremony. Notable people filmed at the opening ceremony include Mayor Tom Campbell and his wife (who is holding a program...
Keywords: Openings; Crowds; Park buildings; Downtown (Vancouver; B.C.); Views; Greenhouses; Parks; Stanley Park (Vancouver; B.C.)
|Farm - (Colored) Summer 1935 - Chickens & Ducks at farm - Hamber, Eric Werge|
Item is an amateur film documenting Eric Hamber and three unidentified female companions riding horses in the stable yards (possibly at the Hamber ranch at Minnekhada in Coquitlam). The films shows footage primarily of chicken and ducks moving about the farm. 1935. Item # MI-147
Keywords: Agricultural buildings; Barns; Stables; Farms; Houses; Chickens; Domestic animals; Birds; Horses; Governors general
|Governor-General his excellency the Right Honourable the Earl of Bessborough, PC, GCMG, and her excellency the Countess of Bessborough visit Britannia Mines on Commodore E. W. Hamber's steam yacht "Vencedor" of the R. V. Y. C. Thursday Sept. 8th 1932 - Hamber, Eric Werge|
Item is a newsreel documenting the visit of Governor-General his excellency the Right Honourable the Earl of Bessborough, PC, GCMG, and her excellency the Countess of Bessborough with Mr. and Mrs. E. W. Hamber to the Britannia Mines. The film shows footage of Mr. and Mrs. E. W. Hamber arriving at Ballantyne Pier; meeting with the members of the Vancouver Harbour Commission (President S. McClay, Commissioner J...
Keywords: Piers; docks and wharves; Automobiles; Yachts; Crowds; Flags; Rocky Mountains; Coasts; Mining; Children; Women; Men; Governors general; Houses; Cityscapes; Industrial buildings; Labourers; Machinery; Aerial photographs; Navy; Seamen; Apartment buildings; Bands; Bandstands; Musical instruments; Music; Celebrations; Foreign visitors
|PNE Parade - Start of the RCMP Musical Ride - Eileen Brennan|
Item is an amateur film documenting the 1958 Vancouver Pacific National Exhibition Parade and British Columbia scenery. The film begins with footage of floats in the P.N.E parade. Identified floats and performers include the train from Montreal to Port Moody 1886, New Westminster, Comox Valley, Sannich, Vancouver Fire Department, Fraser Expedition, Canadian Order of Foresters, The Moonlighters, Horseshoe Bay, and the P.N.E Minstrel Band...
Keywords: Parade; Police on horses; Crowds; Downtown (Vancouver; B.C.); Bands; Buildings; Courthouses; Flags; Automobiles; Hotels; Hastings-Sunrise (Vancouver; B.C.)
|Opening of 2099 Beach|
Item is a documentary film documenting the opening of the Board of Parks and Public Recreation building at 2099 Beach Avenue as well as recreational activities and special events in Stanley Park. The film contains footage of the ribbon cutting ceremony with crowds in attendance as well as winter snow scenes with people, ducks and swans in the park. Other recreational activities documented include log rolling in a pool, diving, and poolside sunbathing...
Keywords: Park buildings; Openings; Snow; Birds; Swans; Diving; Sunbathing; Swimming pools--outdoor; Competitions; Statues; Crowds; Bears; Parks; Recreation facilities; Memorial and monument dedications; Stanley Park (Vancouver; B.C.)
|Our outdoor heritage - Whitefoot Studio for Vancouver (B.C.) Board of Parks and Recreation|
Item is a documentary film documenting Vancouverâs parks in 1940. This film names Vancouver the âPlayground City of the North Westâ and contains footage of Stanley Park, Connaught Park, Douglas Park, Devonshire Park, Shaughnessy Park, Memorial West Park, Memorial South Park, Almond Park, Hastings Community Park, Grandview Park, Trout Lake, Queen Elizabeth Park, Tatlow Park, Thornton Park, Hadden Park, Burrard View Park, Maple Grove Park, Sunset Nursery, Victory Square Park, Beaver Lake Park a...
Keywords: Boats and boating; Forests; Trees; Flowers; Park buildings; Parks; Lawn bowling; Golfing; Tennis; Cricket; Animals; Birds; Bears; Concerts; Picnics; Games; Lagoons; Totem poles; Bridges; Swimming pools--outdoor; Playgrounds; Crowds; Children; Families; Sunbathing; Swimming; Diving; Boats and boating; Sailboats; Rowboats; Dancing; Children's activities; Recreation facilities; Lakes and ponds; Beaches; Stanley Park (Vancouver; B.C.)
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|New York stock shots - Urban Safari Films Inc.|
. Film contains stock shots of New York, NY for "Urban Safari." Daytime and nighttime scenes. Some timelapse scenes. Reference code: AM1553-6-S2-: MI-296
Keywords: Cityscapes; Traffic; Buildings
|P4 - 'Neon madman' - 1975 - unfinished experimental film - Michael Collier|
1975. Item is processed and manipulated footage for the never completed film "Neon Madman," also called "Electric City." Includes scenes of downtown Vancouver, Granville Street, vehicles, the BC Hydro building at Nelson and Burrard, neon signs, and shop windows. Reference code: AM1553-1-S3-: MI-583
Keywords: Lighting; Traffic; Buildings; Signs and signboards
|Electric City / Neon Madman - Neon -7381 print from original rev 50-50-50 - 0-50-50 A wind (neg) - Michael Collier|
1973. Item is processed footage for the never completed film which was tentatively titled "Neon Madman" or "Electric City." Film has been colour manipulated. Footage includes scenes of downtown Vancouver, neon signs, traffic, pedestrians, and store window displays. Reference code: AM1553-1-S3-: MI-569
Keywords: Traffic; Signs and signboards; Downtown (Vancouver, B.C.); Buildings; Lighting
|Urban Safari Films Inc. - NTSC - Urban Safari Films Inc.|
May 15, 1995. Item is part one of two of Digital NTSC Master. Full Circle and G.L.A.S.S. Films; a Reto Salembeni film; David Naughton, Linda Kash, Jay Brazeau, Donnelly Rhodes, Andrea Nemeth, Teryl Rothery, David Palffy, Rebecca Toolan, Adriana Tripa, Barry Pepper, Charles Seigal; Executive producers Michael Collier and Reto Salimbeni; Line producer R. Earl Peturson; Casting Akiko Morison (Canada) and Kathy Henderson (USA); Art direction Peter Hinton; Costume designer David Lisle; Music composed...
Keywords: Family; Taxicabs; Buses; Bus terminals; Elevators; Apartment buildings; Cityscapes
|Electric City / Neon Madman - Neon -7381 print from 7381 - L40 from L 0-50-50 B wind (pos) - Michael Collier|
1973. Item is processed footage for the never completed film which was tentatively titled "Neon Madman" or "Electric City." Film has been colour manipulated. Footage includes scenes of downtown Vancouver, neon signs, traffic, pedestrians, and store window displays. Some scenes of Granville Street looking South toward Eatons, footage also shows the 'Bowmac' neon sign and many others. Reference code: AM1553-1-S3-: MI-570
Keywords: Traffic; Signs and signboards; Downtown (Vancouver, B.C.); Buildings; Lighting
|The Vancouver Stock Exchange - Yaletown Productions Inc.|
1984. This film, along with "An Exchange of Value," was produced by Yaletown Productions for the Vancouver Stock Exchange. The film depicts the stock market industry in Vancouver. Reference code: AM1553-8-S14-:MI-265
Keywords: Downtown (Vancouver, B.C.); Stock-exchanges; Office workers; Cityscapes; Buildings
|Everest - CR 41-45 - Yaletown Productions Inc.|
. Film is raw footage for the film "Everest - climb for hope." Scenes of playing with a metal detector, interviews with four men, and scenes of Kathmandu; buildings and people. Camera: Gibson/Collier Sound: Noble/Morrow. Reference code: AM1553-8-S6-: MI-328
Keywords: Equipment; Snow; Airplanes; Domestic animals; Traffic; Signs and signboards; Buildings; Rivers; Children; Religious articles; Crowds; Birds
|Vancouver roll 8 - Yaletown Productions Inc.|
1985. Film consists of raw footage used in video post card "Vancouver - The World in a City." Footage features scenes of the Vancouver Trade and Convention Centre, Coal Harbour, airplanes featuring the Expo 86 logo on the tail end, a few panning shots and some wide shots from the south side of False Creek of the entire Expo 86 grounds partially constructed and the partially completed Cambie Street bridge...
Keywords: Buildings; Harbours; Boats and ships; Airports; Airplanes; Construction industry; Containers; Cruise ships; Cityscapes; Bridges
|Vancouver roll 7 - Yaletown Productions Inc.|
1985. Film consists of raw footage used used in the video post card "Vancouver - The World in a City." Footage includes scenes of the Expo Centre with an inukshuk in the foreground, B.C. Place Stadium, the Plaza of Nations, an outdoor swimming pool, an airplane landing, and views of the future grounds of Expo 86. Silent film. Reference code: AM1553-8-S13-: MI-259
Keywords: Buildings; Construction industry; Airplanes; Swimming pools--outdoor; Beaches; Crowds; Tennis; Sailboats; Swimming
|Expo views - Yaletown Productions Inc.|
1986. Original 16mm colour negative uncut; raw film footage shot at Expo. Silent film. Reference code: AM1553-8-S7-: MI-239
Keywords: Expo 86; Transportation; Downtown (Vancouver, B.C.); Buildings; Signs and signboards; Sculpture; Flags
|Sky Hawks [tape # 16] - Yaletown Entertainment Corp.|
1992. Item is raw footage shot for a one hour television network documentary featuring Canada's Military Parachute Team, the Sky Hawks. Original camera source tape 16. Footage incluses shots of the Sky Hawks team travelling by air, a plane taking off and retracting landing gear (shot from inside the airplane), men playing cards/gambling on the airplane, Royal Rhodes Military College campus, the audience at Royal Rhodes, ribbons being dropped from the airplane to aid in testing the winds at level...
Keywords: Airplanes; Games; Men; Military; Universities and colleges--buildings; Flags; Military ceremonies, honors, and salutes; Crowds; Weather; Military uniforms; Parachutes
|Yaletown Prod. - 16mm Negative - "Economic Dev[elopment]" - Yaletown Productions Inc.|
1992. Cycling through Pacific Spirit Regional Park and then along 18th crossing Crown. Reference code: AM1553-8-S5-: MI-263
Keywords: Boats and ships; Downtown (Vancouver, B.C.); Diving suits; Engineers; Machinery; Parks; Cycling; Crowds; Traffic; Buildings; Flags; Fountains
|Allscreen - Vancouver - reel #5 - Yaletown Productions Inc.|
1984. Film consists of raw footage of Vancouver that was used in video post card "Vancouver - The World in a City." Footage includes scenes of the Lynn Valley suspension bridge, the Grouse Mountain 'Skyride' (gondola), views from Grouse Mountain of the Lower Mainland, the Expo 86 site under construction, B.C. Place Stadium, the Expo Centre (now the Telus World of Science) under construction, and people walking in downtown Vancouver, City Hall, Simon Fraser University campus in Burnaby B.C., and ...
Keywords: Bridges; Tourist trade; Crowds; Mountains--British Columbia; Construction industry; Harbours; Buildings; Cityscapes; Waterfronts; Office workers; City Hall; Universities and colleges
|Vancouver Stanley Park 1970 - Michael Collier|
1970. Item is a home movie. Footage includes a sailboat filmed from the shore, a polar bear in Stanley Park, a monkey in a cage, Queen Elizabeth Park, ocean waves, a float plane, a winter scene, and scenes of downtown shot from a moving vehicle. Reference code: AM1553-1-S2-: MI-571
Keywords: Bears; Stanley Park (Vancouver, B.C.); Coasts; Sailboats; Boats and boating; Zoo animals; Zoos; Airplanes; Snow; Buildings; Cityscapes
|Allscreen - Vancouver - reel #4 - Yaletown Productions Inc.|
1984. Film consists of raw footage of scenes of Vancouver used in the video postcard "Vancouver - The World in a City." Film features aerial views of: B.C. Place Stadium, the City of Vancouver from Stanley Park, Coal Harbour, the seawall, Stanley Park, the downtown area, the B.C. Ferries-run seabus, the Vancouver Trade and Convention Centre still under construction, the Expo Centre (now the Telus World of Science) under construction, as well as views of the development of the Expo site, the Fras...
Keywords: Cruise ships; Cityscapes; Seawalls; Parks; Downtown (Vancouver, B.C.); Ferries; Construction industry; Sailboats; Logging; Rivers; Airports; Containers; Boats and ships; Police boats; Universities and colleges--buildings; Harbours
|Allscreen - Vancouver- reel #1 - Yaletown Productions Inc.|
1984. Film features raw footage of scenes of Vancouver used in the video postcard "Vancouver - The World in a City." Footage features people outside the Vancouver Art Gallery, pedestrians on Robson St, Vancouver in the evening, a sunset over English Bay and sailboats on English Bay. Some looping of clips. Silent film. Reference code: AM1553-8-S13-: MI-253
Keywords: Galleries and museums; Downtown (Vancouver, B.C.); Crowds; Buildings; Entertainers; Stores--Retail; Sailboats; Seawalls; Sunset (Vancouver, B.C.); Beaches; Sailboats; Kayaks
|Allscreen - Vancouver - reel #3 - Yaletown Productions Inc.|
1984. Film consists of raw footage of scenes of Vancouver used in the video postcard "Vancouver - The World in a City." Including Vancouver street scenes, the downtown area around Burrard Street, and Georgia Street, the Trade and Convention Centre construction site in Coal Harbour, Coal Harbour, the B.C. Ferries seabus, the Gastown neighbourhood, tourists, the steam clock, First Nations artists carving a totem pole, the undeveloped Expo 86 site, and various views of the city of Vancouver...
Keywords: Downtown (Vancouver, B.C.); Buildings; People; Office workers; Construction industry; Traffic; Cruise ships; Boats and ships; Waterfronts; Air travel; Ferries; Gastown (Vancouver, B.C.); First Nations of North America--British Columbia; Totem poles; Sunset (Vancouver, B.C.)